William R. Eckenrode

May 5, 1931 - Feb. 14, 2017

William R. Eckenrode, 85, Ebensburg, died Tuesday.

He was born in East Carroll Township, son of the late Raymond and Catherine (Karlheim) Eckenrode. Surviving are seven children: Susan, Michael, Deborah, Lynda, Mark, William J. and Barbara; 20 grandchildren; and a sister, Rose Crawford. He was preceded in death by his wife, Joyce; and five siblings. William was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran. Friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, at Moriconi Funeral Home Inc., Northern Cambria, and from 9 until the 10 a.m. funeral Mass, Tuesday,

Feb. 21, 2017, at St. Benedict Catholic Church.